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Political Reform in Bahrain

Institutional Transformation, Identity Conflict and Democracy

By Katja Niethammer

Routledge – 2011 – 224 pages

Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

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    978-0-415-55914-0
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Description

This book examines the current political situation in Bahrain and in particular the process of reform that has taken place in recent years. It explores both the roles of the ruling elites as well as opposition actors and shows the major influence of identity politics in this important Gulf state.

Contents

Introduction Part 1: Context 1. The Locale 2. Years Preceding the Reforms Part 2: Reforms, Actors and Processes 3. Institutions and Laws 4. Actors and their Outlooks 5. Forms, Places, and Debates in Interaction Part 3: Conclusion

Author Bio

Katja Niethammer is Post-Doc Fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar

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